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[Texas] Officials: Secondhand smoke still a concern

Monday marked the 10-year anniversary of the U.S. Surgeon General's report on the potentially hazardous effects of secondhand smoke....Abilene adopted a smoking ordinance following a November 2006 election to determine whether voters supported a smoking
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Jun 28, 2016 15:57

Chewing tobacco use still high among airmen, surgeon general says

The Air Force has seen “solid progress on reducing smoking pretty significantly among airmen,” but is still seeing high usage of smokeless tobacco...Surgeon General of the Air Force Lt. Gen. Dr. Mark Ediger said that troops are still using chewing tobacco
Air Force Times
added Jun 9, 2016 14:43

Will photos of rotting lungs do what the Surgeon General couldn’t?

Based on a month-long clinical survey conducted among 1,901 adult smokers, professors at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health say that affixing pictures on cigarette packs to illustrate the dangers of smoking increases attempts by smokers to q
CBS MarketWatch
added Jun 8, 2016 18:01

Which Gets More People To Quit Smoking, Graphic Images On Cigarette Packs Or The Surgeon General's Warning?

A picture is worth a thousand words, but does a pictorial warning carry more weight than a verbal warning? When it comes to health warnings on cigarette packages, graphic images speak volumes, say University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers.
Medical Daily
added Jun 6, 2016 18:27

AGNEW: When science, politics collide, look who wins

After Carmona resigned in disgust, Rep. Henry Waxman sponsored a bill to make the office independent. As you might expect, his bill was assigned to a subcommittee and disappeared. Waxman had opposed so many special interest groups that he couldn't get a r
Ft. Myers (FL) News-Press
added May 5, 2016 15:56

warner series: surgeon general challenges youth to #finishit

Murthy, who spoke with moderator USA Today medical reporter Liz Szabo on February 25 at the Newseum as part of Truth Initiative’s Warner Series, challenged youth to drive smoking rates down to zero. In a wide-ranging discussion that touched on the meri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 27, 2016 17:08

Sen. Murkowski Lifts 'Frankenfish' Hold On FDA Chief Nominee ($$)

The pile of holds on the confirmation of Dr. Robert M. Califf to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was reduced slightly on Thursday, when Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she was lifting her hold because her concerns regarding labeling for gen
added Feb 12, 2016 15:48

warner series: a conversation with the u.s. surgeon general

Truth Initiative will be hosting U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy for an engaging conversation about our nation's health. Dr. Murthy firmly believes that our nation's greatest asset has always been its people.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 9, 2016 18:22

‘Smoking and Health’ report issued by Surgeon General

Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 11, 1964, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry issued "Smoking and Health," a report which concluded that "cigarette smoking contributes substantially to mortality from certain specific diseases and to the overall dea
Marquette (MI) Mining Journal
added Jan 11, 2016 21:34

STAMATO: Big Tobacco, trade and the legal assault on foreign nations

How in good conscience can we help Big T fight the efforts of nations to limit smoking and tobacco sales? Big Tobacco will not go away. This is an industry that has declared war on those trying to protect the public's health. Every progressive step we c
added Oct 20, 2015 09:32
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